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Sun RaOuter Space Employment Agency – Live At The Ann Arbor Blues & Jazz Festival 1973 ... LP
Total Energy, 1973/1999. Near Mint- ... $24.99
Classic live material, recorded at the legendary Ann Arbor Blues & Jazz Fest in the early 70s. The Fest was the brainchild of John Sinclair, the White Panther founder/Detroit radical who was also the big early manager of the MC5. Sinclair produced the set and wrote a nice set of introductory ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Sun RaPathways To Unknown Worlds (gold vinyl pressing) ... LP
Impulse/Modern Harmonic, 1975. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $23.99 24.99
The final album issued by Impulse Records in their short-lived, ill-fated partnership with Sun Ra – and maybe the most far-reaching of the bunch! The album features three long tracks – all of them relatively open and unbridled – put together with less of a song structure than ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Sun RaRocket Number Nine (10 inch colored vinyl EP) ... LP
Modern Harmonic, 1959/1960/1962. New Copy ... $14.99 15.99
Great early work from Sun Ra & The Arkestra – two never-issued tracks, and a classic Saturn Records groove! "Rocket Number Nine" may well be one of the group's strongest early anthems – a propulsive number that's bold enough to soar to the skies – driven by old ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Sun RaSleeping Beauty ... LP
Saturn/Art Yard (Germany), 1979. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99
One of the most soulful Sun Ra albums ever – very much on the Lanquidity tip, and done with a great mix of electric and acoustic instrumentation! The vibe here is really mellow, spiritual, and warm – and the album actually feels a lot more like a session recorded for the Strata East ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Sun RaSolar-Myth Approach Vol 2 (180 gram pressing) ... LP
BYG/Actuel, 1970. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $11.99
The 2nd volume of the Solar-Myth sessions! Recorded in New York in 1970, with an Arkestra that includes Kwame Hadi, Ali Hassan, Danny Davis, John Gilmore, and Clifford Jarvis – and instrumentation that includes moog, space dimension mellophone, ancient Egyptian Infinity drum, and lots of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Sun RaStrange Celestial Road ... LP
Rounder, 1980. Near Mint- ... $39.99
A very nice session that actually has a bit of a soul jazz touch – with elements that are similar to Ra's Lanquidity set, a much sought-after spacey fusion classic! The band still plays fairly out, but the singing's a bit more soulful than usual, and the music has some funky vibes, guitar, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Teal label pressing with Masterdisk stamp. Cover has light wear and a promo stamp.)

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✨✧ Sun RaSun Embassy ... LP
Roaratorio, 1968/1969. New Copy ... $21.99
Rare late 60s material from the Sun Ra Arkestra – all recorded at their home turf in Philly at the time – in the very comfortable setting of the Sun Studios! The music here is really beautiful – different than some of the more freewheeling live performances of the period, and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)

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✨✧ Sun RaTaking A Chance On Chances ... LP
Saturn, 1977. Near Mint- ... $299.99
Saturn session that was recorded live at the Jazz Showcase in Chicago, in November 1977. The group includes Ra on piano and organ, June Tyson on vocals – and John Gilmore, Ahmed Abdullah, Marshall Allen, and Danny Ray Thompson. Most of the tracks are jazz standards, but they're given the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(In a hand-stickered cover – with a black El Saturn label, #772.)

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✨✧ Sun Ra & His Astro Infinity ArkestraIntergalactic Thing (with download) ... LP
Roaratorio, 1969. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $36.99
Never-heard music from the legendary Sun Ra Arkestra – pulled from four different sessions recorded at the group's Philadelphia home in 1969 – and every bit as impressive as the Saturn Records material from the time! The recording quality is great – these aren't random snippets ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download.)

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Sun Ra & John CageJohn Cage Meets Sun Ra – The Complete Concert (clear vinyl pressing) ... LP
Meltdown/Modern Harmonic, 1986. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $34.99 36.98
A legendary meeting of talents from two different sides of the underground – avant composer John Cage and jazz visionary Sun Ra – both performing together at a special one-night event that took place at Coney Island in 1987! The set doesn't really feature Ra jamming with Cage (as if ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Sun Ra & OthersRocket Ship Rock ... LP
Norton, 1960s. New Copy ... $13.99
Wild and wooly Rocket Ship Rock from Sun Ra and his Arkestra – featuring shout blues vocalist Yochanan – often billed as "the man from outer space" and a cat who could give Screamin Jay Hawkins a run for his money in the excitable oddball category – jumping 60s r&b ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Sun Ra & OthersSecond Stop Is Jupiter – Doo Wop From Saturn & Beyond Vol 2 ... LP
Norton, Mid 50s. New Copy ... $13.99
Interstellar vocal group numbers and doo wop from the Sun Ra vaults – a couple rare release and a bunch of previously unissued numbers featuring The Cosmic Rays, Crystals, Nu Sounds and Juanita Rogers – teenage vocal group numbers, bits of bebop and spacey doo wop released for the first ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Second Stop Is Jupiter – Doo Wop From Saturn & Beyond Vol 2 ... CD 10.99

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Frederic Rabold CrewFlair ... LP
Calig (Germany), 1972. Very Good+ ... $34.99
A mad bit of avant-funk from the Frederic Rabold Crew – a free-thinking progressive combo led by trumpeter Rabold, and featuring electric piano, guitar, bass, percussion, and some very nice sax work! The album's got some great long tracks – the best two of which ("Lapsus ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear, unglued seams, and a small rip in one corner – but record is great.)

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Radical Empathy Trio (Nels Cline/Thollem McDonas/Michael Wimberly)Reality & Other Imaginary Places ... LP
ESP, 2019. New Copy ... $23.99
Two long live improvisations by the Radical Empathy Trio – a group that features Nels Cline on guitars, Michael Wimberly on drums, and Thollen McDonas on a variety of keyboards! The sounds here are not unfamiliar if you've heard some of Cline's freer recordings – but even then, the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Reality & Other Imaginary Places ... CD 12.99

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Boyd RaeburnFraternity Rush ... LP
Columbia, 1957. Near Mint- ... $2.99
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(Mono 6 eye pressing, with deep groove.)

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Walter RaimElectrifying Guitar Of Walter Raim ... LP
Mercury, 1965. Very Good+ ... $18.99
Pop guitar with jazzy inflections – a wonderful little album that has Walter Raim on the hollow-body electric, working alongside jazz players that include Hank Jones and Bobby Scott on piano, and Don Elliot and Phil Kraus on vibes and percussion! The style is lean and spare throughout – ... (Now Sound, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Red label mono pressing with deep groove.)

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Don Ralke with Buddy ColletteBongo Madness ... LP
Crown, Late 50s. Very Good- ... $9.99
An excellent session of exotica-tinged Latin jazz – put together by pianist Don Ralke, and featuring some great work from flute player Buddy Collette – in a spirit that's very similar to Collette's own classic Jazz Heat Bongo Beat album! The set's also got some great bongo work by Jack ... (Latin, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label pressing with deep groove. Cover has a split spine.)

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Hesiquio RamosJazz Popular ... LP
Cisne (Mexico), Early 60s. Good+ ... $9.99
(Latin, Jazz) LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label pressing. Cover has edge wear and lightly bent corners.)

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Phil RanelinTime Is Now! (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Tribe/Pure Pleasure (UK), 1973. New Copy (reissue)... $34.99 44.99
It's hard to get more powerful and progressive than the message this title – an indication that the record is one of the boldest in the Tribe Records catalog from the 70s – which is saying a lot, given the force of the legendary Detroit label! Trombonist Phil Ranelin is at his best ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition!)

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Enrico Rava & Aga Taura ConfabEl Convidado ... LP
Svart (Finland), 1975. New Copy ... $24.99
One of the most obscure albums ever recorded by Italian trumpeter Enrico Rava – and one of the greatest as well! The set is a rare meeting between Rava and some key players on the Argentine scene of the mid 70s – a great quartet that features Fernando Gelbard on Fender Rhodes, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition of 500!)

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Enrico Rava QuartetEnrico Rava Quartet ... LP
ECM, 1979. Near Mint- ... $13.99
A classic session from this incredible trumpeter – a quartet with Roswell Rudd on trombone, JF Jenny-Clark on bass, and Aldo Romano on drums! LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing. Cover has a cutout notch.)

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Real ShooBeeDoo (Reggie Fields)Reminiscing (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Wenha/Tidal Waves, 1981. New Copy (reissue)... $23.99 26.99
An obscure set from the Detroit scene of the early 80s – a jazz record, but one with a nice current of soul – thanks to work on both bass and vocals from Reginald "ShooBeeDoo" Fields! Wendell Harrison recorded the record, and also plays tenor on the record – but the set' ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Freddie ReddComplete Blue Note Recordings Of Freddie Redd (3LP Box Set) ... LP
Blue Note/Mosaic, Early 60s. Near Mint- 3LP Box Set ... $139.99
Features material from The Connection, Shades Of Redd, and an Unissued Session! LP, Vinyl record album
(In fantastic shape, including the booklet!)

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Vi ReddBird Call (Solid State) ... LP
Solid State, 1963/1969. Very Good Gatefold ... $14.99
An excellent bit of early 60s soulbop – and one of two rare albums ever cut by the obscure female alto player Vi Redd, one of the few women sax players of her generation to get recorded! The album's got an easygoing groove that's mighty nice – a touch of R&B at times, but not ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has an unglued top seam and some tape remnants at the edges.)

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Vi ReddLady Soul ... LP
Atco, 1962/1963. Very Good ... $9.99
One of the few albums ever issued by female alto player Vi Redd – a really unique artist, and a greatly overlooked talent from the time! Vi's got a wonderfully warm approach – and she often sings in addition to playing alto sax – with this vocal style that's really great, and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Tan & blue label pressing. Cover has wear and initials in marker.)

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Redd Holt UnlimitedIsaac, Isaac, Isaac ... LP
Paula, 1974. Near Mint- ... $14.99
An excellent album by Isaac Redd Holt – one half of the incredible Young-Holt rhythm team, bursting out nicely here on his own! This is Redd's second album – first for Paula, as the other one was a jazz effort on Argo back in the 60s – and it's a wild blend of jazz, funk, and a ... (Soul, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Recent reissue.)

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Dewey RedmanSoundsigns ... LP
Galaxy, 1981. Near Mint- ... $9.99
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(Cover has a cut corner.)

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Dizzy ReeceManhattan Project ... LP
Beehive, 1978. Near Mint- ... $6.99
Excellent later work from trumpeter Dizzy Reece – best known for his classic late 50s sides on Blue Note and New Jazz, but heard here as part of a great flurry of 70s revival sessions! The work's got an arch modern tone that's really surprising – almost a bit like Ted Curson at times, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Dizzy Reece & Ted CursonBlowing Away (Japanese pressing) ... LP
Interplay/Trio (Japan), 1978. Near Mint- ... $19.99
An obscure late 70s session that pairs globe-trotting trumpeters Dizzy Reece and Ted Curson – two of our favorite underground talents from the 50s and 60s! The sessions is quite laidback – with a rhythm section that includes Roy Haynes on drums, Sam Jones on bass, and Claude Williamson ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Nice Japanese pressing, with an unusual cover image! Back cover has some light wear, but is nice overall.)

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Reflexionen (Leimgruber/Friedman/Burri/Allouche)Reflexionen Live ... LP
Timeless (Netherlands), 1986. Near Mint- ... $11.99
Features soprano, tenor, and bass sax from Urs Leimgruber – plus piano from Don Friedman, bass from Bobby Burri, and drums from Joel Allouche. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has one slightly bumped corner, but is nice overall.)

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✨✧ Steve ReidNova ... LP
Mustevic Sound, 1976. Near Mint- ... $24.99
An underground soul jazz classic – massive grooves from drummer Steve Reid, and exactly the kind of set that's gotten him so much attention in recent years! There's a mixture of freedom and tightness here that's really wonderful – some of the looser elements of the loft jazz generation ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Recent black vinyl reissue on Universal Sound.)
Also available Nova (with bonus download) ... LP 28.99

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Steve ReidNova (with bonus download) ... LP
Mustevic Sound/Soul Jazz (UK), 1976. New Copy (reissue)... $28.99 29.99
An underground soul jazz classic – massive grooves from drummer Steve Reid, and exactly the kind of set that's gotten him so much attention in recent years! There's a mixture of freedom and tightness here that's really wonderful – some of the looser elements of the loft jazz generation ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(First 1000 copies pressed on limited edition colored vinyl! Includes download.)
Also available Nova ... LP 24.99

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Steve ReidRhythmatism (colored vinyl pressing) ... LP
Mustevic/Soul Jazz (UK), 1974. New Copy ... $29.99 32.99
A fantastic mid 70s set led by drummer Steve Reid – fronting a group of players who groove tightly, but with a really sinister sound! Reid is an absolute steamroller on this set – laying down a fast-paced, super tight funky backdrop for the rest of the players to groove fluidly over ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition pressing of 1000 – on colored vinyl!)
Also available Rhythmatism ... CD 18.99

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Don RendellSpace Walk ... LP
Columbia/Aartrud (Italy), 1972. New Copy (reissue)... $44.99
A remarkable session that features everything we love about British jazz! The session was one of the last great sides cut as part of Columbia UK's legendary "Landsdowne Series" – and it features sax genius Don Rendell grooving hard on some extended modal numbers that feature vibes, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Don Rendell & Bobby JasparRencontre A Paris ... LP
Swing/Vogue, 1955. Near Mint- ... $24.99
A wonderful example of the openness of the Paris scene in the 50s – and a record that's co-led by Belgian Bobby Jaspar and British Don Rendell – both of whom play tenors on the set! The rest of the group includes Sacha Distel on guitar, David Amram on cornet, Maurice Vander on piano, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Japanese reissue from the 90s – long out of print, and with the original insert!)

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Don Rendell/Ian Carr QuintetChange Is (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Columbia/Jazzman (UK), 1969. New Copy (reissue)... $25.99 27.98
Change is certainly in the air for the famous group of tenorist Don Rendell and trumpeter Ian Carr – partly because this final set has some slight shifts in personnel, and partly because a few elements point the way towards new directions that Carr would take in the 70s! The core energy of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Change Is (180 gram pressing) ... LP 14.99

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Don Rendell/Ian Carr QuintetChange Is (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Columbia/Jazzman (UK), 1969. Sealed ... $14.99
Change is certainly in the air for the famous group of tenorist Don Rendell and trumpeter Ian Carr – partly because this final set has some slight shifts in personnel, and partly because a few elements point the way towards new directions that Carr would take in the 70s! The core energy of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Change Is (180 gram pressing) ... LP 25.99

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Don Rendell/Ian Carr QuintetDon Rendell/Ian Carr Live (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Columbia/Jazzman (UK), 1969. New Copy (reissue)... $25.99 27.98
A masterpiece of British jazz from the end of the 60s – a set that doesn't need to answer at all to any of the jazz styles coming from America at the time – as it's sound and vision is so bold, so unique, it's a completely massive statement on its own! The set may well represent the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Don Rendell/Ian Carr Live (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD 22.99

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Don Rendell/Ian Carr QuintetDusk Fire (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Columbia/Jazzman (UK), 1966. New Copy (reissue)... Just Sold Out!
A great group gets even better – as the legendary pairing of tenorist Don Rendell and trumpeter Ian Carr is joined by pianist Michael Garrick – who was really helping to shape the sound of British jazz at the time! The album's only the second from the Rendell/Carr Quintet, but it's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Don Rendell/Ian Carr QuintetPhase III (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Columbia/Jazzman (UK), 1968. New Copy (reissue)... $25.99 27.98
The third legendary album from the Don Rendell/Ian Carr Quintet – and a set that really has the combo stretching out in the new kind of freedoms offered by the Landsowne series at the time! The group had already made fantastic waves on their previous two albums – but here, the songs ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Don Rendell/Ian Carr QuintetShades Of Blue (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Columbia/Jazzman (UK), 1965. Near Mint- ... $19.99
The debut of a legendary British jazz group – one who not only gave that nation's scene a fresh voice in music, but who also really set the tone for many other acts to come! After a stretch when the London scene was doing a great job of matching American efforts in bop and swing, players ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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ResavoirResavoir ... LP
International Anthem, 2019. New Copy ... $18.99 19.99
A beautiful International Anthem debut from Resavoir – a group led by Will Miller, a musician who's equally skilled at both keyboards and trumpet – and who often plays in a style that sometimes makes it hard to tell which sound is coming from which instrument! In other words, there's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Jeff ResnickSAC ... LP
RIT/Outernational (UK), 1977. New Copy (reissue)... $20.99
A totally wonderful little record, and one with a very unlikely origin story too – given that the music was originally composed to highlight the different creative departments at the Rochester Institute Of Technology in the late 70s! The music is all jazz on side one – done in this ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Resolution 88Revolutions ... LP
Legere (UK), 2019. New Copy ... $18.99
A funky electric gem from Resolution 88 – a UK group who sound better and better each time we hear a new record – and who really continue an exploration of their core sound – which draws heavy inspiration from 70s classics by Herbie Hancock, Jerry Peters, Don Blackman, and the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Rita Reys & Oliver NelsonRita Reys Meets Oliver Nelson ... LP
Philips (Holland), 1965. Near Mint- ... $24.99
Rita Reys meets Oliver Nelson – and a host of other great jazz talents, including Lee Konitz, Benny Bailey, Sahib Shihab, and Klaus Doldinger! The tracks on the set are all standards, but they're done in the tightly swinging style of Nelson's best backing work for vocalists at the time ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Nice Japanese pressing!)

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Rita Reys with Wessel Ilken & Jazz MessengersCool Voice Of Rita Reys (Philips) ... LP
Philips, 1956. Near Mint- ... $29.99
In the immediate post-war years, the Dutch jazz scene was one of the first to emerge with a sophisticated understanding of the American jazz form. Rita Reys was one of the country's leading talents in this respect, and she had a wonderfully cool vocal style that was similar to American singers ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Japanese pressing.)

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Buddy RichBuddy Rich (Everest) ... LP
Everest, Late 50s. Sealed ... $4.99
A collection of Buddy Rich material originally issued on Mercury – on records The Voice Is Rich, Richcraft, and The Rich Rebellion – some of which feature Buddy singing a bit, too! LP, Vinyl record album

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Buddy RichBuddy Rich Sings Johnny Mercer ... LP
Verve, 1956. Very Good ... $29.99
One of the few rare vocal sessions recorded by Buddy Rich – and a surprisingly swinging album that makes us wonder why he didn't record more like this! Arrangements are by Buddy Bregman, who was always the great man at Verve for backing less-confident singers – and unlike other Buddy ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Red label pressing with deep groove.)

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Buddy RichJust In Time – The Final Recording (3LP collector's edition) ... LP
Gearbox (UK), 1986. New Copy 3LP Gatefold ... $38.99 39.99
The last-ever recording of drumming great Buddy Rich – and a set that we'd put right up there next to his best records of the previous two decades! Buddy's in familiar formation here, but the sound is wonderful – recorded live at Ronnie Scott's nightclub in London, with this mixture of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Buddy RichSwingin' New Big Band ... LP
Pacific Jazz, 1966. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $6.99
A hard and heavy side from Buddy, and true to his reputation and the title of the LP, he comes out swinging! The set features a top notch mid 60s group, and from the sound of the numbers on this set, ol' Buddy did need to hand out any of his famous lectures on the bus afterwards, with some crisp ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has two cutout holes.)

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Buddy RichThis One's For Basie ... LP
Verve, 1956. Near Mint- ... $19.99
A lively little set done strongly in a Basie mode – as you might guess from the title! Buddy's on drums, but the real maestro here is Marty Paich – who handled the arrangements, and most likely brought together the batch of west coast jazzers who inhabit the group – including ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Verve Records Inc pressing with trumpeter logo and deep groove. Cover has light wear, and a tiny hint of splitting on the top seam – but this is a great copy overall.)

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Buddy Rich & Harry Sweets EdisonBuddy & Sweets ... LP
Norgran, 1955. Very Good+ ... $33.99
Buddy keeps things nice and Sweet on this session – pairing up with trumpeter Edison in a nicely swinging set of tunes that opens up with the best Verve approach of the 50s! The group features Jimmy Rowles on piano, Barney Kessel on guitar, and John Simmons on bass – working with Rich ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow label pressing with trumpeter logo & deep groove. NOTE – Cover is stained and flaky on 3 inches along the spine, with a half split bottom seam.)

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Buddy Rich/Alla RakhaRich A La Rakha ... LP
World Pacific, Late 60s. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $11.99
A pretty hip record – a lot cooler than you'd expect from Buddy Rich! The record features Rich playing with a group of Indian musicians lead by Alla Rakha on tabla, conducted by Ravi Shankar, who also wrote all the material on the album – and Paul Horn also joins the group for a bit of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a bumped corner.)

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✨✧ Ann Richards/Stan KentonTwo Much ... LP
Capitol, Mid 50s. Very Good ... $1.99
Ann's a more lustily voiced singer than the sort that usually worked with Stan Kenton during the 50s – with a deep range in her delivery of a song, and a mode of singing that's a bit more unbridled than you'd expect for someone working under Stan. This set's a lot more Ann's album than it is ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Rainbow label mono pressing. Cover has a split top seam.)

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Emil RichardsSpirit of 1976 ... LP
Impulse, Late 60s. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $19.99
Excellent groovy jazz from the great Emil Richards! The legendary LA vibist is caught live at Donte's – and is playing with Dave Makay on piano and percussion, as well as a bunch of other LA hipsters. The general groove is more jazz oriented than Emil's other records, but still very nice. ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Rainbow label pressing.)

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Nelson RiddleCommunication ... LP
MPS, 1971. Very Good+ ... $19.99
Incredible grooves! This album's one of two that Nelson Riddle recorded for the MPS label in Germany – and it's a swirling blend jazz, funk, Latin, and easy – unlike any other Riddle record we can think of! The album's a masterpiece of careful arrangement – and starts with tight ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing.)

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✨✧ Sam RiversQuest (PA USA pressing) ... LP
PA USA, 1979. Very Good+ Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
One of Sam Rivers' most freely expressive albums – a set of extended improvisations that features the leader on tenor, soprano, flute, and piano – really spinning out with some strongly expressive solos! The rest of the lineup is quite free too – with Dave Holland on bass and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Cover has a cut corner.)

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Sam Rivers & Dave HollandSam Rivers & Dave Holland Vol 2 ... LP
Improvising Artists Inc, 1977. Near Mint- ... $19.99
Side one, a side-long piece called "Ripples" is a duet with Rivers on flute and Holland on bass. Side two is another long duet, "Deluge", featuring Rivers on piano with Holland on bass again. Both pieces are a bit over 23 minutes apiece. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Sam Rivers & James NewtonFlutes! ... LP
Circle (Germany), 1977. Near Mint- ... $49.99
Side one features the Sam Rivers Tuba Trio (Rivers, Joe Daley, Warren Smith) on a long track called "Essence – Part XI", and side two's got James Newton playing solos on "Woman", "The Dean", and "Choir". LP, Vinyl record album
(In fantastic shape!)

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Freddie RoachAll That's Good ... LP
Blue Note, 1964. Very Good- ... $19.99
All that's good, and plenty more – as the set's one of the most unusual records ever from free-thinking Hammond player Freddie Roach! Roach was always one of the more righteous talents of his generation – but here, he takes things even further, but playing in a "with voices" ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(New York stereo pressing with Van Gelder stamp and ear. Cover has heavy wear on the top seam and split bottom seam.)

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Freddie RoachDown To Earth ... LP
Blue Note, Mid 60s. Very Good ... $99.99
A tremendous album from organist Freddie Roach – arguably his best record ever for Blue Note, and a really wonderful session! The set's got Freddie opening up in a slightly hipper groove than on some of his more R&B-influenced sides – working with a quartet that includes Percy ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(New York stereo pressing with Van Gelder/Stereo stamps and ear. Cover has a small split in the top seam, looks great otherwise.)

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Max RoachConversations (Speak, Brother, Speak/Deeds, Not Words) ... LP
Fantasy, 1958/1962. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $11.99
Nice Prestige 2-fer from the 70s that brings together 2 great albums. Speak, Brother, Speak is solid righteous jazz from the Max Roach of the 60s – recorded at a time when the player was really breaking away from his straighter hardbop roots, and delving deeper into more freely soulful jazz ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Max RoachDeeds Not Words (second cover) ... LP
Riverside, 1958. Near Mint- ... $13.99
A seminal set from Max Roach – the start of his more righteous stretch in jazz, as you might guess from the title of the album! At some level, the record's got a bit of the feel of the post-Clifford Brown Mercury years from Roach – but at another, it's stretching out towards the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(60s ABC/Riverside stereo pressing. Cover has light wear and a sticker spot.)

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Max RoachDrums Unlimited ... LP
Atlantic, 1966. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $24.99
The drums are certainly unlimited here – and the album's a really unique one, in that it shows Max Roach in 2 different settings – one with a group, and one that's simply solo! One batch of tracks has Max in the company of a tight group of soul jazz players like Freddie Hubbard, Roland ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Red & green Rockefeller label pressing.)

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Max RoachMax Roach + 4 At Newport ... LP
EmArcy, Late 50s. Very Good+ ... $19.99
Incredible material from Max's "plus 4" group that included Ray Draper, George Coleman, Booker Little, and Art Davis! The band at the time was forging a haunting mix of hardbop and lyrical modernism, and was driven by Max's progressive vision and rich talent for selecting just the right ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label drummer logo pressing with deep groove, including the original EmArcy inner sleeve.)

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Max RoachWe Insist! – Freedom Now Suite ... LP
Candid, 1960. New Copy (reissue)... $11.99
One of the most righteous albums that Max Roach ever cut – and a monumental jazz release from the heart of the Civil Rights era! As you can guess from the cover and title, there's a very political bent to the record – served up in righteous lyrics penned by Oscar Brand Jr, and sung by ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Max Roach Plus FourMoon Faced & Starry Eyed ... LP
Mercury, 1959. Very Good+ ... $19.99
One of Max's many great records from the late 50's, most of which tend to get overlooked in favor of his more experimental sessions. The group here includes Ray Bryant, Stanley Turrentine, Julian Priester, and Turrentine's great brother Tommy – and they're joined by Abbey Lincoln on vocals ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label stereo pressing with deep groove.)

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Max Roach with Billy HarperLift Every Voice and Sing ... LP
Atlantic, 1971. Very Good+ ... $13.99
A beautiful blend of jazz, voices, and soul – a landmark record in Max Roach's vocal experimental tradition, and a fitting companion piece to Billy Harper's classic Capra Black album – an equally soulful blend of styles! Like Capra Black, this set features Harper's sharp and soulful ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing in the textured cover, with light wear, sticker spot, and partially removed promo sticker.)

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David Thomas RobertsAmazon Rag & Other Rags ... LP
Stomp Off, 1985. Near Mint- ... $9.99
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(Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Matana RobertsCoin Coin Chapter Four – Memphis (180 gram pressing – with download & posters) ... LP
Constellation (Canada), 2019. New Copy ... $18.99 21.98
The fantastic fourth installment in the Coin Coin project by Matana Roberts – issued quite a few years after the third, but well worth the wait! Matana recently described herself as an "arts adventurer" – and that's a pretty great term for her role on the record, which is far ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download and 2 posters!)

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RobledoRobledo No Claridge ... LP
RGE (Brazil), Late 50s. Very Good ... $19.99
A great combo album from Brazil – featuring pianist Robledo in a cool group that also features vibes, percussion, and guitar! Very cool and jazzy! (Brazil, Jazz) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some light wear.)

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Red RodneyRed, White & Blues ... LP
Muse, 1976. Sealed ... $4.99
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Bobby RodriguezSimply Macrame (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Jazz Men/Jazz Detective (UK), 1973. New Copy (reissue)... $29.99
A fantastic album of soulful jazz – and one that's got a lot more staying power than the macrame craze of the 70s! Don't confuse this Bobby with the Rodriguez who put out some mid 70s salsa albums on Vaya in New York – because this Bobby's a trumpet player from the LA scene, one who ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Hand-numbered limited edition of 1000! Comes in a special bag, too. Last copies of this one!!)

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Enrique RodriguezLo Que Es (red vinyl pressing) ... LP
Extra Lovely, 2019. New Copy ... $19.99 20.00
A really beautiful record by young Chilean pianist Enrique Rodriguez – a set that's got little more going on than piano and keyboards, but which really makes the most of those elements! Rodriguez plays in a style that's not entirely jazz – maybe more moody instrumentals with a slight ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Red vinyl pressing – in a black sleeve with the image on a sticker in the corner.)

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Guilherme RodriguesMuito Prazer ... LP
Amigo E Pra Essas Coisas (Brazil), 1982. Very Good+ ... $19.99
Sweet album of Brazilian fusion from the early 80s, with the good mix of Brazilian rhythms and warm reed and piano solo styles that so many groups were playing with at the time. Guilherme Rodriguez plays alto and flute with a group that includes Ronie Mesquita on drums and Andre Dequech on piano ... (Brazil, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Bobbi Rogers & Gene BertonciniCrystal & Velvet ... LP
Focus, 1981. Near Mint- ... $2.99
A very cool, very unusual album from the hip singer Bobbi Rogers – a vocalist we might put in the company of Blossom Dearie! The set features Bobbi singing with great guitar accompaniment from Gene Bertoncini – on titles that include "Once You've Been In Love", "Two For ... (Vocalists, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Shorty RogersGigi In Jazz ... LP
RCA, 1958. Very Good ... $9.99
Much better than you might guess – thanks to a tight combo that features Shorty on trumpet, Bill Holman on tenor, Larry Bunker on vibes, and Pete Jolly on piano! LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono black label pressing with deep groove. Cover has light wear and some seam splitting.)

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Shorty RogersGospel Mission ... LP
Capitol, Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $8.99
A great little album – one that has Shorty Rogers fluegelhorn backed by a set of gospelly arrangements with a sort of chantin' stompin' feel to them – for a groove that's much more soulful than any of Rogers' other records from the time! Shorty blows hard, and takes the record to ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Rainbow label pressing. Cover has some light wear.)

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Shorty RogersJazz Waltz ... LP
Reprise, 1961. Sealed ... $24.99
Don't think "waltz music", think "modal jazz" – because the version of jazz waltz that Shorty Rogers serves up here is a great precursor to the great grooves to come on the European scene – especially the work from the artists at MPS Records! Tunes all have this ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Recent UK pressing on Pure Pleasure.)

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Shorty RogersMartians Come Back! ... LP
Atlantic, 1955. Very Good ... $3.99
One of Shorty Rogers' greatest records – and a very nice set of tight west coast arrangements that really shows off the Rogers sense of sparkle and swing – a vibe that definitely comes through in the famous cover image too! Shorty wrote nearly all of the tracks, and the writing's a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label pressing with deep groove.)

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Shorty RogersShorty In Stereo (Martians Come Back) ... LP
Atlantic, 1955. Very Good ... $11.99
Kind of an unusual variation on the Martians Come Back album – done during a time when record labels almost saw their stereo releases as a completely different product! The tracks aren't the same entirely as Martians – although the album does include "Astral Alley" and "C ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Green label pressing with deep groove!)

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Sonny RollinsAlfie ... LP
Impulse, 1965. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $39.99
A beautiful soundtrack to the dark British comedy of the same name – starring a young Michael Caine! You might expect it to be a bit schmaltzy, but it's pure jazz all the way through, and features strong inside playing by Rollins over lively orchestrations by Oliver Nelson – filled ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Orange and black label stereo pressing with Van Gelder stamp. Cover has a small sticker on back.)
Also available
Alfie ... CD 4.99
Alfie (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD 29.99

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Sonny RollinsEast Broadway Run Down ... LP
Impulse, 1966. Near Mint- Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
One of the most free-wheeling Sonny Rollins albums of the 60s – an album that features some very long, extended tracks that really break out from some of the straighter moments of Sonny's mid-60s recordings! The title track is an incredible 20 minute workout – one that almost feels ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Japanese pressing, in a heavy gatefold cover!)

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✨✧ Sonny RollinsJazz Classics (aka Movin Out) ... LP
Prestige, 1954. Very Good+ ... $14.99
A 60s album that repackages the sessions that were featured on Movin Out – a record that features Rollins at the modernist edge of the bop years – playing in 2 different groups, one with pianist Elmo Hope, the other with Monk. Both groups have strong rhythm sections, and the material ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue trident label stereo pressing.)

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Sonny RollinsNight At The Village Vanguard ... LP
Blue Note, 1957. Very Good ... $19.99
One of the greatest Sonny Rollins records ever! The set is a legendary batch of trio tracks that feature Sonny working in a format that is incredibly free for the time, and which show him as more of a modernist than a bopper – although his solos are still pretty darn fantastic from a bop ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(70s white b label pressing.)

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Sonny RollinsNo Problem ... LP
Milestone, 1982. Near Mint- ... $9.99
With Bobby Broom on guitar, Bobby Hutcherson on vibes, Bob Cranshaw on bass, and Tony Williams on drums. Titles include "Joyous Lake", "No Problem", "Jo Jo", "Penny Saved", and "Coconut Bread". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo stamp.)

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Sonny RollinsOur Man In Jazz ... LP
RCA, 1963. Very Good ... $23.99
One of Sonny Rollins' best albums ever, and a totally inspired, totally non-stop freewheeling live set, recorded with Don Cherry, Bob Cranshaw, and Billy Higgins! Working on long tracks in an unfettered setting, Rollins' hits one of those rare moments of genius where he can turn his solo over and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label mono pressing with deep groove – a nice copy! Label has a small bit of pen, but cover is great.)
Also available Our Man In Jazz (gold CD) ... CD 34.99

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Sonny RollinsSonny Rollins Brass/Sonny Rollins Trio ... LP
Verve, 1958. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
Quite an unusual record for Sonny Rollins – but a great one too! At first glance the concept is a strange one – almost a crazy decision to pair modernist tenorist Sonny Rollins with a set of large brassy arrangements – but oddly, the idea works, and works nicely – as ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono MGM pressing with deep groove. Cover has a cutout hole and lightly bent corner.)

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Sonny RollinsSonny Rollins On Impulse! ... LP
Impulse, 1965. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99 24.99
A tremendous little album from Sonny Rollins – one of his most sharp-edged sessions of the mid 60s, and a bold departure from some of his previous work for RCA! The album has a crackling sense of energy that more than lives up to the exclamation point in the title – a starker quality ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Sonny RollinsSonny Rollins With The Modern Jazz Quartet ... LP
Prestige, 1951/1953. Sealed ... Just Sold Out!
Early Sonny Rollins work for Prestige – recorded in the years 1951 and 1953, in a variety of settings! 4 tracks on the album features Rollins blowing with the MJQ, one more has him working with a Miles Davis group, and the last 8 feature a quartet with Kenny Drew, Percy Heath, and Art Blakey. ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(OJC pressing – with obi! Cover has a light wrinkle in a bottom corner, but is great overall.)

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Sonny RollinsTaking Care Of Business ... LP
Prestige/Milestone, 1955. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $9.99
Early bop work by Sonny Rollins – from his Prestige years! Like other Milestone two-fers that were issued in the 70s, this set goes back and collects work recorded within the same time frame, and comprises material that was otherwise issued on Work Time, Tenor Madness, Sonny Boy and Tour De ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Sonny RollinsWhat's New? ... LP
RCA, 1962. Near Mint- ... $29.99
A very unique album from Sonny Rollins – one that features him blowing tenor over some Latin-based rhythms that have a tight uptempo feel. The core group on the album features Jim Hall on guitar, Bob Cranshaw on bass, and Ben Riley on drums – but they're augmented by larger ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono pressing with deep groove. Cover has a bumped corner and light surface wear.)
Also available What's New? (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD 29.99

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Sonny RollinsWorktime (second cover) ... LP
Prestige, 1955. Near Mint- ... $14.99
If worktime was like this for us, you'd catch us showing up on the job early every day – but sadly, nothing at our office can match the brilliance of early Sonny Rollins here – a sharp-edged genius that perfectly illustrates why he was one of the greatest players on his horn for many ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Green label pressing.)

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Dom Um RomaoDom Um Romao ... LP
Muse, 1973. New Copy (reissue)... $12.99
An unbelievably fantastic album, and perhaps the greatest one that Dom Um Romao ever cut! Dom recorded this set in America with a blend of Brazilian and New York musicians – creating an incredible sound that's unlike anything else we can think of – a rich harmony of Brazilian roots and ... (Brazil, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Dom Um Romao ... LP 8.99

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Dom Um RomaoDom Um Romao ... LP
Muse, 1972. Near Mint- ... $8.99
An unbelievably fantastic album, and perhaps the greatest one that Dom Um Romao ever did! Dom recorded this one in America with a blend of Brazilian and New York musicians – creating an incredible sound that's unlike anything else we can think of! We'd place this record next to the best ... (Brazil, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Recent reissue.)
Also available Dom Um Romao ... LP 12.99

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Dom Um RomaoSpirit Of The Times ... LP
Muse, 1973. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
An incredible set of Brazilian jazz – one of the few albums that percussionist Dom Um Romao recorded as a leader, and sublime all the way through! The record's got a wonderful blend of funky fusion and Brazilian percussion – and features a group from two continents that includes Sivuca ... (Brazil, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Rongetz FoundationAlphabet City Music Club ... LP
Brooklyn Butterfly, 2019. New Copy ... $14.99
We've loved these guys since the start, but this time around they really seem to be knocking it out of the park – fusing their fantastic blend of funky jazz and contemporary soul with a fresher vibe than they've ever had before! These guys draw on plenty of classic elements, but never sound ... (New Grooves, Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Michel RoquesChorus ... LP
Saravah/Souffle Continu (France), 1972. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $23.99
An amazing album from the legendary Saravah label – one of the imprint's lesser-known gems from the 70s, but a set that's got the same compelling mix of modes you'd find in their albums from Barney Wilen, Brigitte Fontaine, Pierre Barouh, or the Art Ensemble Of Chicago! Reedman Michel Roques ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Wally Rose/Clancy HayesCakewalk To Lindy Hop ... LP
Columbia, 1956. Very Good ... $1.99
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(Mono pressing with deep groove. Cover and label have a bit of pen.)

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✨✧ Frank Rosolino & Conte CandoliJust Friends ... LP
MPS (Germany), 1975. Near Mint- ... $19.99
This album's a "partner" to the duo's other MPS album, Conversation, which (like this one) was also recorded during a one-week engagement at the Domicile nightclub in Munich. The group features great rhythm work from bassist Isla Eckinger, pianist Rob Pronk, and drummer Todd Canedy. ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(German pressing. Cover has an unglued bottom seam.)
 
 



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